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Tank Activities A.E.F. 1918 Reel-3

Public Domain Stock Footage Tank Activities A.E.F. 1918

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keywords: world war i, wwi, france, a.e.f. expeditionary forces, tank warfare, british mk tank, french renault ft-17 tank

Synopsis: Unedited footage of the A.E.F. (American Expeditionary Forces) Tank Corps in France in 1918. Scenes of French Renault FT tank, British MK IV tank, French Saint-Chamond tank, German Sturmpanzerwagen A7V tank....(read more)

  • Date: 1918
  • Duration: 00:10:35
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: France

Tank Activities AEF 1918: Reel-3

Tank Activities A.E.F. 1918 Reel-3

Shot List:


French Renault FT tanks of the U.S. Army Tank Corp in France in WWI. Renault FT tanks with American crews advance. Tank pulling a sled loaded wit supplies. Shot of advancing Renault FT tanks along road past damaged large French country home. Tank communication runner walking along side of tank. Column of tanks along side of road waiting for orders. Various shots of American Doughboys of WWI. CU of rapid advance of tanks followed by motor vehicles of that era.


LS of British Mark IV tanks crossing barbed wire, large white phosphorus explosion in FG blocks out scene of tanks. British Mark IV tank advancing through white phosphorus smoke on the WWI battlefield. Head-on shot of British tank advancing, two more British tanks in far BG. British Mark IV tank crossing roadside berm, solders taking cover behind berm lower left frame. CU of the British Mark VI tank or Landship. British Mark IV tank advancing, infantry troops laying prone on ground. LS of tanks firing, rubble of building in FG.


Renault FT tank climbs out of deep pit in reverse as three soldiers watch. Soldier holding helmet in hand standing beside a tank, rubble of a destroyed building in the back ground. CU of British Mark IV tank advancing, barbed wire in FG. Two tanks advance toward camera followed by infantry, damaged buildings in far BG. Renault FT tank moves toward camera, rubble of building in BG. CU head-on shot of Renault FT tank climbing out of ditch.


Head-on shot of French Saint-Chamond French heavy tank, side view as French Saint-Chamond French tank turns, soldiers in FG. CU of Renault FT tank crewman standing in hatch showing a shell. British Officers and Mark IV tank crew poses at side of British Mark IV tank. CU of British Officers at side of tank. Panning shot of disabled Renault FT tanks being repaired. Tanks are loaded onto flatcars. Disabled French Saint-Chamond French tank. Long row of disabled tanks, junk pile of tanks.


Large disabled German tank, Sturmpanzerwagen A7V, with Mephisto painted on front. Mephisto, the devil who an alchemsit named Faust sold his soul to hoping to gain knowledge and power.


Various scenes of destroyed tanks. Footage of British gas bombs. Group of WWI soldiers around and on top of Renault FT tank. Smiling Y.M.C.A. woman Canteen worker driving a Renault FT tank.